Bathtub Poetry

Bathtub Poetry

A Poem by Kelly Scheppers

bathtub poetry

 

 

love drenched words

and a bottle of pinot noir

exasperate salted wounds,

regurgitating unfinished verses

of bathtub poetry.

© 2020 Kelly Scheppers


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Did your mother never tell you never to smoke! I could never write in the bath as the pages simply get saturated. You capture an image in this that evokes scents of sadness and loss and things undone. Quite emotive verse Kelly.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Kelly Scheppers

10 Months Ago

I've never smoked, but I occasionally make reference to it in my poetry. That, and drinking. Hmmm,.. read more
John Alexander McFadyen

10 Months Ago

Hey Kelly I guess like everyone we are just going from day to day with covid around. We love traveli.. read more
i quit smoking in 2009, but I am sure there must be a couple of half-smoked 100's still around somewhere...

oh yes, in my memory....I have lots of unfinished verse...from unfinished relationships...
they always seem to cut off in the middle...
I think I need a cold shower rather than a bath.
j.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Kelly Scheppers

10 Months Ago

Congrats on quitting, J. I've never smoked, even though I reference it a lot in poems. My best to .. read more
jacob erin-cilberto

10 Months Ago

Actually it was pretty easy, Kelly...I smoked since I was 14, but several times I quit when it just .. read more
jacob erin-cilberto

3 Weeks Ago

and I reference coffee a lot in poems as well and only had one sip in my life...fishing with my dad,.. read more
I'll bet the water conjures up tears too. Short but emotional, Kelly.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Kelly Scheppers

10 Months Ago

Thanks, Tim! Always a pleasure having you on my page!

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Kelly Scheppers
Kelly Scheppers

San Diego, CA



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